Distinguished Professor of Political Science
369 Hamilton Hall
Liesbet Hooghe is the W.R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel. She was educated in Belgium, and held postdoctoral fellowships at Cornell University, the KU Leuven, and Nuffield (Oxford University). Before joining the UNC faculty in 2000 she taught at the University of Toronto. She is the past Chair of the European Politics and Society Section of APSA (2004-5), and of the European Union Studies Association (2007-9). Her interests lie in the European Union, multilevel governance, decentralization, international organization, political parties, elite studies, public opinion. Her recent books include The European Commission in the 21st Century (OUP, 2013, co-authored) and The Rise of Regional Authority: A Comparative Study of 42 OECD Democracies (Routledge, 2010, with Gary Marks & Arjan H. Schakel). She is currently working with Gary Marks on a multi-volume project on causes and consequences of multilevel governance. She has published a.o. in the APSR, ARPS, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, International Organization, JCMS, Journal of Politics, Party Politics, Publius, Regional and Federal Studies, WEP.